Journal Articles

  1. & Making Sense of Learner Performance on Tests of Productive Vocabulary Knowledge. TESOL Quarterly
  2. & Establishing the Reliability of Word Association Data for Investigating Individual and Group Differences. Applied Linguistics 36(1), 23-50.
  3. & Foreword: Vocabulary learning and instruction. Vocabulary Learning and Instruction 01(1), i-i.
  4. Tracking the changes: vocabulary acquisition in the study abroad context. The Language Learning Journal 40(1), 81-98.
  5. & Word association in L1 and L2. Studies in Second Language Acquisition 33(03), 373-398.
  6. & Choosing the best tools for comparative analyses of texts. International Journal of Corpus Linguistics 15(4), 429-473.
  7. & Pushing learners to the extreme: the artificial use of prefabricated material in conversation. Innovation in Language Learning and Teaching 4(1), 37-51.
  8. Review of doctoral research in second language acquisition in Wales (2003–2008). Language Teaching 43(04), 496-521.
  9. & The challenge of validation: Assessing the performance of a test of productive vocabulary. Language Testing 27(4), 537-554.
  10. & Intensive vocabulary learning: a case study. Language Learning Journal 36(2), 239-248.
  11. Word association patterns: unpacking the assumptions'. , 319-331.
  12. & Breaking up is not so hard to do: individual differences in L2 memorisation'. , 35-58.
  13. Habits and rabbits: Word associations and the L2 lexicon. EUROSLA Yearbook 6, 121-145.


  1. & (Eds.). Dimensions of Vocabulary Knowledge. Palgrave Macmillan.
  2. & (Eds.). Lexical processing in second language learners: Papers and perspectives in honour of Paul Meara.

Book Chapters

  1. & Knowledge of word associations. In Milton, J. & Fitzpatrick, T. (Ed.), Dimensions of Vocabulary Knowledge. (pp. 92-105). Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan.
  2. & Frequency Profiles of EFL Learners’ Lexical Availability. In Jiménez Catalán (ed.) Lexical Availability in English and Spanish as a Second Language. (pp. 83-100). Springer Nature.
  3. Word Associations. In Chapelle, C. (ed.) Encyclopedia of Applied Linguistics.
  4. Conducting replication studies. In Porte, G. (ed.) Replication research in applied linguistics and second language acquisition: a practical guide.. (pp. 151-170). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
  5. & Accessing second-order collocation through lexical co-occurrence networks. In Herbst, T, Faulhaber, S. & Uhrig, P. (eds.) The Phraseological View of Language: A Tribute to John Sinclair. Berlin: Mouton de Gruyter.
  6. & Why can't you just leave it alone? Deviations from memorized language as a gauge of nativelike competence.. In Meunier, F. & Granger, S. (eds.) Phraseology in Foreign Language Learning and Teaching. Amsterdam: John Benjamins.
  7. Productive vocabulary tests and the search for concurrent validity. In Daller, H., Milton, J. & Treffers-Daller, J. (eds.) Modelling and Assessing Vocabulary Knowledge. (pp. 116-132). Cambridge University Press (CUP).

Other Research Outputs

  1. & (2018). Rapid Evidence Assessment: Effective Second Language Teaching Approaches and Methods.